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Hobbies, Crafts & Games

Icon of the event Riverside Eats & Beats
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Free street festival on Queen Street East from the Riverside Bridge over the Don, ?til just past Degrassi Street. There will be a variety of interactive kids activities with face painting and origami outside the Queen/Saulte...

Icon of the event Friday Night Knit/Crochet Club
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other wool crafts. Read and discuss knitting fiction. Learn how to crochet puppets and toys to accompany your children's favorite stories. Patterns and instruction provided. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 22
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 19
Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Chess In The Library volunteers present this program featuring casual chess, Blitz and CFC-rated games.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Seniors Board Games
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Chess, Checkers, Cards, Mah Jong, Blokus, Scrabble, Boggle, Jenga, Rummikub, Dominoes, Apples to Apples, Connect 4, Cranium, Skip Bo


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 30
Icon of the event Hand Sewing for Seniors
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come in and enjoy our sewing session for one hour and a half. You will learn or review some basic sewing skills, meet other seniors and have fun. You will bring a small project home....

Icon of the event Crocheting/Knitting
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters and crocheters.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Cold Porcelain Tutorial for Seniors
Fri Jun 03, 2016 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An easy way to take up sculpture, Cold Porcelain makes beautiful objects in fine detail with no kiln required. Come with an idea in mind and make it three dimensional. Space is limited so please register by calling 416-393-...

Icon of the event Chess in the Library
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Interested in learning how to play chess? Want to play chess with others in the community? Join us for chess in the library! Featuring CFC & CMA rated games, casual chess, beginner lessons, chess puzzle competitions, simultan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
Icon of the event Monarch Butterfly Information
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and learn how to raise and care for Monarch Butterflies. Presentation by Kellie Scott.

Icon of the event Repair Cafe
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Queen/Saulter

Get broken items fixed for free and learn while doing it! We'll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances, furniture, clothes, jewelry, books and more. For whatever you need fixin', bring it on! Registration...